Knoppix is an innovative Linux distribution that does not require installation, making it ideal to use for a rescue system, demonstration purposes, or many other applications. Shows hack-hungry fans how to fully customize Knoppix and Knoppix-based distributions. Readers will learn to create two different Knoppix-based live CDs, one for children and one for Windows recovery. Teaches readers to use Knoppix to work from a strange computer, rescue a Windows computer that won't boot, repair and recover data from other machines, and more. This includes Knoppix Light 4.0 on a ready-to-use, and bootable live CD.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 190.5 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 498.96g
- 30 Jan 2006
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
About Benjamin Mako Hill
Scott Granneman is an author, educator, and consultant. Scott's book on the Firefox web browser, Don't Click on the Blue E!: Switching to Firefox, has garnered wide praise. In addition, he is a monthly columnist for SecurityFocus and for Linux Magazine, and he blogs professionally on the Open Source Weblog. He is currently an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches a variety of courses about technology, social software, and the Internet. Finally, as a co-owner of WebSanity, Scott helps nonprofits and businesses use the company's Content Management System to take full advantage of the Web's communication, sales, and service opportunities. He's been using Linux for a decade, and swears by it.
Table of contents
Introduction.PART I: NAVIGATING THE AMAZING KNOPPIX TOOLKIT.1. Unraveling the Knoppix Toolkit Maze.2. Maximizing Knoppix Internet Tools.3. Connecting to Other Machines and Resources.PART II: RESCUING AND RECOVERING SYTEMS USING KNOPPIX.4. Fixing Linux with Knoppix.5. Fixing Windows with Knoppix.6. Assessing Security with Knoppix.PART III: KNOPPIX VARIANTS.7. Clustering with Knoppix.8. Checking Out Security Distros.PART IV: CUSTOMIZING KNOPPIX AND LIVE CDs.9. Changing Knoppix To Fit Your Needs.10. Remastering Knoppix.11. Creating Archix, Knoppix for Kids.12. Creating Myppix, Your Personal Knoppix.Appendix A: Booting Knoppix.Appendix B: Installing Knoppix to Your Hard Drive.